For the 2011 season, a Malaysian team in black and gold livery named Lotus will be joined by a Malaysian team in black and gold livery named Lotus. Don't panic, we've got the org chart.
Using Lotus’s Halosonic noise control system, pedestrians used to being freaked out by silent hybrids can now be freaked out by intergalactic buzzing.
For automakers heavily invested in light hybrids when extended range electric vehicles become the newest green fashion accessory, Lotus has developed the Lotus Range Extender, a self-contained EREV crate powerplant. It would seem Lotus is bringing "green" to the aftermarket.
Talk fuel efficiency and words like "direct injection," "flex-fuel" and "variable compression ratio" are common. But they aren't usually combined with "two-stroke." Unless you're Lotus that is.
Lotus is one of those companies that, in addition to making world class sports cars, also spends a significant amount of time in developing technological solutions for other manufacturers. In this case, Lotus Engineering has taken on the task of designing an environmentally friendly vehicle that can run on three…